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I suppose it is a fair question still, I(DI)OTA is based on a blockchain-ish technology, which proponents basically claim is just as good. So how are they wrong?
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"The Tangle is the data structure at the heart of IOTA, first introduced in the Tangle whitepaper. IOTA uses a DAG instead of a blockchain to store its ledger,
White men are people too
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Thus the "ish" part. I may be mixing iota with hashgraph, but my vague memory of it all is that ostensibly you supposedly get the similar functionality in iota as with a blockchain.
White men are people too
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Yes, I could read up on it, but someone might also try to give a general explanation of why the tangle does not suffice to give blockchain-like functionality.
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with the main motivation being scalability. "

https://www.iota.org/research/meet-the-tangle